Spotlight Series with Scientists in School: Season 4

Scientists in School Livestream Schedule

Scientists in School’s new interview series Spotlight with Scientists in School shines a spotlight on scientists who are making a difference in the world and inspiring people along the way. 

Spotlight with Scientists in School is an original interview series that shines a spotlight on scientists who are trailblazers in their fields. Conversations are lively and engaging, exploring science topics trending in the news – from vaccine roll-outs to landing a rover on Mars. Spotlight covers a range of hot topics to build wonder and curiosity while focussing on ways to increase equity, diversity, and inclusion in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

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Spotlight with Julian Victor, wildlife filmmaker, conservationist, and educator!

Julian Victor is a wildlife videographer, conservationist, and urban wildlife junkie! Julian’s mission is to educate people about our planet’s incredible wildlife, raising awareness and encouraging us to think globally and act locally. Julian’s motto, ‘Wildlife is everywhere, you just have to look!’

Premiers: Thursday, March 31st, 12:45 EDT on the Scientists in School YouTube channel


Spotlight with Ahmed El Ganzouri, Sustainability Strategy Manager at General Motors Canada

Ahmed El Ganzouri is the recipient of the Clean 50 Emerging Leader award. Ahmed is passionate about working towards a safer, better, and more sustainable world.

Premieres: Thursday April 21st at 12:45 EST


Spotlight with Kelsey Moxley, Wetland Biologist and Fields Projects Manager for Scales Nature Park

Kelsey Moxley works with turtles, snakes, frogs, and salamanders to reduce or mitigate threats, protect habitats, and engage the community in species-at-risk conservation.

Premieres: Thursday, May 12th at 12:45 EDT

YouTube link: Stay tuned!

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Spotlight with Dr. Parshati Patel: Astrophysicist and Book Author

Dr. Patel is an astrophysicist and science communicator, passionate about stars, galaxies, and space! She is also the co-founder of Women of Colour in STEAMM (science, technology, engineering, art, math, and medicine), an organization that aims to increase the visibility of BIPOC women in these fields.

What makes a star a star? How do you hunt planets? Why is Pluto no longer considered a planet? Join the conversation and explore our place in space!

Dr. Patel recently published her first book, My Book of Stars and Planets: A fact-filled guide to space, published by DK books. 

Discover Your STEM Career! 

Be sure to check out the Scientists in School Discover Your STEM Career series highlighting fascinating careers that students can aspire to achieve. These videos—which are uniquely shot on-location to offer a behind-the-scenes look at where each scientist works—help support a child’s changing perspective of science. Help students discover their next STEM career!

About Scientists in Schools

Their mission is to ignite scientific curiosity in children so that they question intelligently; learn through discovery; connect scientific knowledge to their world; are excited about science, technology, engineering, and math; and have their interest in careers in those fields piqued.

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